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in the healthcare website. as tara mergener reports, there are still plenty of challenges ahead. >> reporter: the frantic work to fix the government's healthcare website is starting to pay off. president obama's technology troubleshooters say can now handle 50,000 users at that time a time, or up to 800,000 each day. advisor jeffrey zion said the site now works most of the time for most users. >> we executed hundreds of software fixes, and hardware upgrades. and the site is now stable and operating at its intended capacity, with greatly improved performance. >> reporter: the department of health and human services said system failures have fallen from 6% in october to less than 1%. and responses have declined from 8 minutes to less than one. the obama administration had promised the fixes by this past weekend. congress is watching closely, because the success or failure of healthcare reform is expected to be a critical factor in next year's midterm elections. already the botched rollout has put enrollment rates far below white house targets. consumers now have just a few weeks
the government's new healthcare program. battered by two months of bad publicity, the administration says the affordable care website is operating much more smoothly now. president obama kicked off the public relations campaign today. >> this law is working and will work into the future. people want a financial stability of health insurance and we're going to keep on working to fix whatever problems come up. >> says more than a million people visited the website monday with no major problems. but republicans say the new law is still broken. house speaker, john boehner, says the administration's healthcare program is fund mentally flawed and continues to reek havoc on american families, businesses, and the economy. >> police are offering a reward of up to $25,000 tonight to help catch a killer. the victim is anthony robinson gunned down late last night in the 1900 block of 17th street southeast. robinson was 26 and so far, police have no suspects and no motive. >> take a look at this mess on the beltway. just before 11:30, maryland state police say two vehicles collided
. we had the worst speaker of the house ever. they spent all this time trying to stop the health-care law which they are not going to stop. we need a jobs bill passed. we need to pass immigration and work on infrastructure. there are a lot of things that could be done. i didn't like the president we had before, but i did not hate him. i think we ever treated a president the way we treated this president. charles from the carolina bringing up house speaker john boehner -- he was pressed in that "washington post" story. paul kane of the washington post notes that the gop was most proud of putting the brake on tougher regulations on business and impeding efforts by president obama to push a more liberal agenda on the country. caller: 520 five representatives comes to $9 million per year. that's a steep price to pay for people who do nothing. they don't want to do nothing. yet the problem is, the republicans say jobs, jobs, jobs. it has never been voted on. that would put a million people to work immediately. shovel ready. it is shovel ready. that is what i want to say. host: jack writes
health-care coverage, with millions receiving cancellation notices, and millions more facing premium rate shock, and others left to wonder if their applications on or even successful. this morning where going to focus on how the health care could be affected by the changes in the president's health care plan. the president's health care law cut over $700 billion from the already struggling medicare program to fund the flawed new entitlement. included in the cuts were over $300 billion in direct and indirect cuts to the medicare advantage program, and many of these cuts start in 2014. medicare's managed care program currently provides coverage for more than 14 million americans, over a quarter of all medicare beneficiaries. these patients choose medicare advantage plans over traditional medicare for a variety of reasons, including improved cost-sharing, enhance benefits, better care coordination, and higher quality of care. millions of americans, especially those with lower incomes, medicare advantage is a better option for delivering their care, and frankly their choice. wh
not work. >> reporter: the front end of was working well. 375,000 users say the administrators between midnight and noon. senior administration officials told nbc news as of 5:30 today, 750,000 users on websites have a front end and back end. the back could be a problem. the front end is what you log on to and click you want to buy a lightbulb. that's the front end. then the system has to kick out an order to send you a lightbulb. has problems with both ends. at a can have fee shop in d.c., robert tried to get on it didn't crash or freeze, but this note, the site cannot handle a surge of users. the white house says 375,000 logged on between midnight and noon. >> we want to make sure their experience is vastly improved. >> reporter: it was this weekend in northern virginia. obama care navigators got people logged in and signed up. >> this was my third time on the website, you know, the first time i couldn't get through, the second time i didn't know how to navigate it correctly. this time, i didn't noti
the troubled website. it's working better but are the problems completely fixed? s how cyber monday is stacking up for deals. >>> details about the deadly crash involving paul walker. what he might have been doing >>> so, how would you like to have your online purchase delivered to you faster than a pizza? is working on a plan to getack onlg to you in 30 minutes or less and it will use drones to accomplish that. >>> it's super fun. this is our most fun time. >> reporter: inside them, purchases that will be boxed, addressed and shipped in time for christmas. those in select cities can order as late as the 24th. amazon hopes to make deliveries, even speedier in the coming years by launching drones that drop off packages within 30 minutes of ordering. it's as fast as a pizza. >> maybe faster. >> reporter: for now, traditional ground shipping. >> we are ready. >> reporter: fedex delivers reelectronics and e-readers. cyber monday is now the busiest on-line shopping day of the year offering consumers the ability to compare prices and place orders in seconds. >> i'm leani in off peak hours. now, is that really going to help? senator kelly ayotte joins us from new hampshire. good evening, senator. >> good evening, greta. good to be with you. >> nice to have you. what do you make of the secretary's advice as to how to make the website work? you're supposed to go in off peak hours. although i'm not sure i know what the off peak hours are. steams like they're all off peak. >> i'm not sure what it is. because, you know, what i've heard from my constituents is they're trying -- they've tried at all hours of the day. and so why shouldn't people, though, be able to go on when they can go on? i think this is -- obviously shows that there's still serious problems with the website. and this back end issue is a serious issue, greta. because if the insurers aren't getting accurate information, they don't know who is enrolled and they can't verify that someone's enrolled, then that's going to be a real problem for people trying to get coverage. but we also know that the problems are much deeper than the website. those are higher premiums. i spent all day in
that is out of intensive care, they hope to shift the foe cause to health care reform. steve handelsman is live at the white house. >> reporter: thanks. out of intensive care. republicans don't believe it. asked, what else are they hiding? here at the white house was a defiant president obama. he said he's learned not to make what he called wild promises about obama care, but he checks every day. he knows the website and the plan, as a whole now, are working. >> we know the demand is there and we know that the product on these marketplaces is good. the bottom line is, this law is working and will work into the future. i have always said, i will work with anybody to implement and improve this law effectively. you got good ideas? bring them to me. let's go. but, we are not repealing it as long as i'm president. [ applause ] >> reporter: back to the website, one of the biggest known remaining problems is the back end of after you click and decide what you want, the part of the system that sends your order to the insurance companies, sends an 834 file. washington
's go to our senior white house correspondent, jim acosta. what are they saying about on this day, jim? >> reporter: at times it seemed like cybermonday for as the retooled obama care website saw a crush of online shoppers, but the website placed many of them in what seemed like a virtual waiting room. after a frantic effort to create a new and improved, the white house appeared to declare victory, sort of. >> the president believes that the site has been significantly improved. but the work is not done. >> reporter: case in point, as a whopping 800,000 visitors are estimated to surge on to the site today, many found not an error message but a new queueing system that allows users to leave an e-mail address so they can be contacted later with a better time to log on. >> is today sort of a cybermonday for is that going to be acceptable if that's the norm for a lot of people for an extended period of time? >> what i think is important to note is that the queueing system, the more sophisticated improved queueing system, is
drumming would be my favorite. >>> trying to move past the problems that have plagued healthcar, a look at the work that's being done and the potential problems you could encounter if you use it. >>> following breaking news that could impact your commute in northeast washington. some problems during the morning rush. what you need to know to get around the mess. >>> and a bit of a break from 209-degree temperatures this morning. the changes you can expect in the days ahead with weather >>> 5:30. on top of breaking news, a water main break in northeast washington could have a big impact on your morning commute. this is happening along benning road and bladensberg road. megan mcgrath is on the scene now with the latest. good morning, megan. >> reporter: good morning, richard. if you take a look behind me you can see they have made some progress in digging up this 12-inch pipe that ruptured early this morning. we still are having -- we're going to have may skrjor delays. i spoke with d.c. water and their estimate on how long this will take to repair, six to eight hours. so ther
hundreds of fixes to, the obama administration said it is working, but not perfectly. i'm tara in washington with the story coming up. >>> drone to doorstep delivery? the new way you could receive your online purchases. >>> the ceo of amazon has an amazing new plan to use drones in the future. he unveiled the details of the secret research and development project for the first time on 60 minutes. the goal of the plan is to get your packages to your doorstep by mini drones. within 30 minutes after they are ordered. so is this even possible? how quickly can we sign up? bruce leshan takes a look at 6:00. there's a lot of testing and faa approval, but estimates the delivery by drone program could be available to customers in four to five years. >> wow. >>> all right, here's your daily checkup on the affordable care act. a dramatic improvement. leaders of the white house technology team say they fixed more than 400 bugs in the system. of course, the question still remains, will that translate into more people signing up? as tara explains, the team admits there are still plen
prize winner tuesday. all of that right here on abc 7 news at 5:00. coming up, politics and healthcare colitis again. this time, problems with the theite are infiltrating maryland governor. >> this centers on a massive military installation. >> are you someone who likes to spoil your niece or nephew >> we are getting closer and closer to christmas. yearere's one group this in particular getting extra attention and they are not parents. natasha barrett is here to explain. >> this is the first time some stores are marketing to aunts. a new term, pank. stores like best buy are targeting a certain group of big spenders this holiday season. the aunts so much so there's a new term -- pank. professional aunt, no kids. powerave spending dropping $9 billion on their nieces and nephews per year. some spend $300, others $500 per child. >> that's a brand-new word for me. like she did not want kids of her own but she adores her three-year-old niece and one- year-old nephew. cracks have much do you spoil your niece and nephew? >> i'm ridiculous. they have to have organic clothes. >> author melanie p
of republicans who will talk about it. there talking about the problems with and they are also talking about the way the rubber meets the road. the prices that they are paying for premiums that are out there and the deductibles are going up as well. this is another talking point for them. they have criticized the health care law. we will have several members on capitol hill and this is one of the questions they will have to answer. rollout, theo the website is operating better. they will make this point over and over. >> lawmakers actually have a deadline of their own to sign up for the affordable care act. how is that going? >> there is actually a different website. technically, they are members of a small business. that is the congress of the united states. they are operating off of the d.c. exchange. the deadline is december 23. december 9 is the deadline for members of congress understaffed to sign up for individual plans. they want to be forced to eat their own cooking. many are signing up. many are finding that they are having problems. they're also getting sticker shock
he's doing with these issues, specifically, some of the criticism he has received, give us a call. guest: with the national security agency's eavesdropping ask posers your car he was saying here is not aware that the united states is eavesdropping on the german chancellor's personal cell phone. obviously the glitches to the health care website is another that he has acknowledged he was not prepared for. on their own, these may seem relatively minor, but added up you get the perception of a white house and a management team there that is trying to do a lot of different things at the same time and not speaking for the american people. he wasn't speaking for insurance companies. this does make him a liar. i just want to talk about legacy. it can be before he leaves office or after. is going to rule obama and hillary. they were trying to protect votes through consistent lives using various people as spokespeople and also, the perception they did not need -- they were so successful in we do not have to increase security. the second issue, another 15 seconds and i'm done
. >>> the revamped is showing major improvements, but is still not completely fixed. according to a report from the department of health and human services. the report says it still needs more tweaks. officials say more than 50,000 people at a time can now log on at the same time, which means a total of 800,000 people will be able to shop for insurance every day. >>> the medical technician who infected people in many states, david parkway cow ski, accepted a deal where he admitted stealing painkillers and replacing them with syringes tainted with his blood. 32 patients were infected in new hampshire, seven in maryland, six in kansas one in pennsylvania. >>> an organization that helps the poor needs a lot of help itself this morning. it got burglarized over the weekend and is now missing $10,000. >> the office is on martin luther king boulevard. there are signs it may have been an inside job. >> reporter: it is not the way we are used to seeing the red salvation army kettles. these have been cracked open with nothing but loose change around them. administrators at this southeast
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bonuses even working part-time. where i work, over 400 people are promoted every day. healthcare starting under $40 a month. i got education benefits. i work at walmart. i'm a pharmacist. sales associate. i manage produce. i work in logistics. there's more to walmart than you think. vo: opportunity. that's the real walmart. you won't take our future. aids affects us all. even babies. chevron is working to stop mother-to-child transmission. our employees and their families are part of the fight. and we're winning. at chevron nigeria, we haven't had a reported case in 12 years. aids is strong. aids is strong. but we are stronger. and aids... ♪ aids is going to lose. aids is going to lose. ♪ >>> it has been the one major storm cloud hanging over college football this season, the most important player, jamison winstons with florida state regarding important stuff, rape or consensual stuff? it's a complex investigation. the prosecutors said there was not enough evidence to support charging winston, a hen ate by the woman involved had been drinking and her recollection was somewhat broken.
and compare costs. it doesn't usually work that way with health care. but with unitedhealthcare, i get information on quality rated doctors, treatment options and estimates for how much i'll pay. that helps me, and my guys, make better decisions. i don't like guesses with my business, and definitely not with our health. novations that work for you. that's health in numbers. unitedhealthcare. >> we expected a very modest gain this monday morning and we've got it. 8 points up. 16,028. where is the price of gold this monday morning? i will tell you right now. we're up 6 bucks at 1235. and obamacare, medicare, social security, they're all transferring wealth from the young generation, younger generation to older people. the youngsters even know this is happening? joining us now is kennedy. she's the host of the independent, that's a brand new show it premiers tonight on the fox business network. first of all, congratulations. >> thank you, stuart, great to be with you, it's a celebratory day. stuart: you're going to be live at 9:00 tonight. got up who knows what time. >> i got up at 5:00
? is that a question we're leading with today. jon: let's hope not. >> hi, everybody. i'm jenna lee. has a new look if you check it out online. it lets shoppers see insurance plans before they buy and whether they qualify for tax subsidies to lower costs. there are so-called back end problems the way customers get information to insurance companies may mean some people who think they are signing up won't actually be covered. earlier this morning on "fox & friends" former vice president dick cheney said the long list of issues with the law is evidence that the government should stay out of personal health care. take a listen. >> the idea that the government that can't bring us a website that will function effectively is now also going to deliver a better health care system, i just find ridiculous. if you can't design and run a website, what the heck are you doing messing with the health care system of the united states? jenna: peter doocy is live in washington with more on this story and has been looking at the website since it launched, peter. what can customers do today and see today th
's chief of staff says had more than a million new visitors yesterday and he says the site is stable and faster for users. but, they are not out of the woods yet. the university of notre dame is suing over the mandate that its insurance plans cover birth control. school officials say it goes against the catholic church's teachings and violates their right to religious freedom. they put the public focus back on the benefits of the law. >> now that we are getting technology fixed, we need you to go back, take a look at what's actually going on because it can make a difference in your lives and the lives of your families. >> our team coverage continues in our next hour. ahead on news 4 at 6:00, steve handelsman reports on how to be sure you are really covered once you enroll on at 7:00, new reaction to the president's push. >>> detroit will be allowed to shed billions of dollars of debt in the country's largest ever bankruptcy filing. a judge ruled that detroit met every test, including failing to pay debts and provide a minimum level of service to residents. r
] talk about at to war on women, look no further than this health-care law. just consider some of the stories i have heard from folks in my district. she and herld me husband received cancellation notices and the replacement would told their premiums. help,he called to ask for the insurance company told marianne that if she does not sign up for a plan to law requires the enrolled her in a suggested policy. this increase will consume their gas and grocery money for the month. now she sees no choice but to cancel their insurance altogether. pat and his wife are in their mid-50's and their premium is going to jump from 248 dollars to $968 per month. that is nearly four times higher. aey have always preferred high deductible policy because they work hard to stay in good health. when they do need care, they like to shop for the best value. seen, this administration thinks it knows better than they do. then there is liz from sanford. business owner with only two employees, herself at her husband. their premiums went up 127%. she and her husband are regular hard-working healthy americ
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good work and compare costs. it doesn't usually work that way with health care. but with unitedhealthcare, i get information on quality rated doctors, treatment options and estimates for how much i'll pay. that helps me, and my guys, make better decisions. i don't like guesses with my business, and definitely not with our health. innovations that work for you. that's health in numbers. unitedhealthcare. not financially. so we switched to the bargain detergent but i found myself using three times more than they say to and the clothes still weren't as clean as with tide. so we're back to tide. they're cuter in clean clothes. that's my tide. what's yours? >>> well, if you needed a wake-up call that winter is on deck, here you go. a powerful storm system impacts more than half the country, snarling the roadways and the airways. good morning, everybody. brian shactman in for thomas roberts and we kick off the hour with this developing story. snow, check. ice, check. problems, check. and now get ready for this. we're in for a deep freeze that's sticking around for quite a while. here's the wall
administration said it had fixed some 400 bugs on the website, users are running into a different delay. sign. that is a positive scott thuman is in the newsroom. you could call it cyber monday, though with some issues. the website did not crash necessarily, but it would not necessarily let you instantly enroll either. the white house says it is because it had 300 75,000 visitors today alone even before noon. today aloneisitors even before noon. encouraging news, but it is still not able to handle quite that much. this.y are seeing we need you to wait here so we can make sure there is room for you to have a good experience, it says. it even offers to notify you when it's ready. >> we are not done, but we have passed an important milestone. >> there are also other issues on the site's backend. it is sometimes failing to deliver your info to the insurance company, meaning they are yournow they provider. >> if
. republicans in the committee say issues with prove they can't handle undertakings. democrats disagree with that. >> we have before us an example of something that may be too big to swallow even for the u.s. federal government. >> our country's experience with social security in 1935, medicare in 1965 and a prescription drug program in 2005 democrats the government is capable of overcoming the initial problems with the implementation. >> president obama insists the program is working well. he spoke in front of people who said have benefitted from the new law and works well for the ma jorit of users. as you heard, republicans remain skeptical and you are hearing less about an effort to repeal the law. deputy political editor joins us to explain. good morning. the house voted dozens of times to repeal the law. we are hearing less of this. tell us why we will be hearing less from them. >> it's not popular to talk about repeal. you have seen it in poll after poll. a lot of republicans are wondering. what do they do if it begins to work. what do they do next and one of the things t
30,000 people signed up for health insurance coverage on over just the first two days of december as the website was relaunched. and that 30,000 surpasses signups during the entire month of october. but getting young people to sign up and healthy people to sign up is the key. the premiums that young healthy people pay help to bring down the cost for the sick and the elderly. at a white house youth summit, president obama encouraged the young people there to spread the word. >> for your friends and your family, the most important source of information is not going to be me. it's going to be you. >> and on capitol hill, republicans held hearings on the health care law and they explored whether young people will sign up. especially through a website that has been so plagued with problems. >>> well, wusa9 is in the midst of a virtual joy campaign for the holidays. our debra alfarone is in the web center with a look at how you can help us make a big difference for a lot of folks, debra? >> and you don't even need get up from the couch right now if you have an ipad or a lapt
every day. healthcare starting under $40 a month. i got education benefits. i work at walmart. i'm a pharmacist. sales associate. i manage produce. i work in logistics. there's more to walmart than you think. vo: opportunity. that's the real walmart. >>> that's our news for now. the "tonight show" is next. >> we leigh you with the sights and sounds of the christmas tree lighting down on the elipse. good night, everybody. ♪ >> announcer: it's "the tonight show with jay leno," featuring rickey minor and "the tonight show" band. tonight, jay welcomes -- president george w. bush, the music of ben harper with charlie musselwhite and "jaywalking." and now, jay leno! [ cheers and applause ] ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jay: thank you very much! [ cheers and applause ] welcome to "the tonight show." oh, boy. getting ready for thanksgiving?
here is to make sure that americans have access to affordable health insurance. the website is an important part of that. we work everyday to make the permits necessary. >> compared to the private sector, the reports over the weekend support that the private sector velocity and effectiveness now. thatou reasonably expect working under that effectiveness, according to the worktration, with 24/7 with outside consultants, that you can keep that same level of effectiveness, as you call it over the next month i'm a and years, and is it -- as it is really the government doing it? it was not working before, you now say this working with private sector velocity. any reasonably keep up that face? >> i was a couple of things about that. the answer is yes, we can in the workahead continue to around the clock as we have in recent days and weeks to make the necessary permits. what is absolutely the case is that the private sector does some things very well, and better than the government can't. . running effective websites may be one of them. what the portable care act one si
of the affordable care act for reduce in growth in health-care costs combined with the steady job creation we have seen for so many months reinforces a number of things. continuing to focus on those trends, making them move in the right direction, and increasing job growth even further. with that, i will take questions. >> on the president's travels to africa for the nelson mandela services, could you give us specific details of what the timing might be? there is a memorial service close to the funeral. and will the president invite former u.s. presidents to accompany him? >> thank you for those questions. i should have noted that for those of you that did not hear the president speak in the wake of the news of president mandela 's death, i will point you to those remarks. all i can say is that president obama and the first lady will go to south africa next week to pay their respects to the memory of nelson mandela and participate in memorial events. this point, i don't have more information on logistics. that is all being worked out. , i refer youthers to them at this time. we hope to have it fai
-time. where i work, over 400 people are promoted every day. healthcare starting under $40 a month. i got education benefits. i work at walmart. i'm a pharmacist. sales associate. i manage produce. i work in logistics. there's more to walmart than you think. vo: opportunity. that's the real walmart. >>> tomorrow we should find out who consultants think prince george's county should roll the dice with. the bids for a casino. tracee wilkins is at one of the proposed locations in fort washington with an update. hey, tracee. >> reporter: this is a site we know is going to have a hard time tomorrow. the folks proposing this location told us they got a bad review from the folks making recommendations to the committee that will select the final site. tomorrow, we have the opportunity to see how the other two did. mgm wants a casino at national har bar. penn national at the raceway and greenwood racing pants a parx casino. they head to annapolis to win the sixth and final gaming license. the seven-member commission selecting the site had them review the proposals. the findings are confidential u
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. there are people who say we ought to not have medicare. the fact of the matter is the health-care bill is going to work, but it is interesting that when you ask a specific question , it passed in a bipartisan fashion overwhelmingly. health carethe good bill. that is the politics of the issue right now. >> will the gentle man yield? >> i would be glad to yield. not politics. it's what people are concerned about. right now more people in america are concerned about the choice they have for health care and how they will seek coverage for their family. it's not about politics. some things that do transcend washington partisan politics. we care about health care. republicans care about health care. democrats care about health care. right now there is a serious problem given the obama care law. we need to help people. that's what i am talking about, not talking about the politics of it. i am talking about what is on the minds of millions of americans as they lose the coverage they can afford. people int to help this country when it comes to >> theealth care. governor of kentucky spoke to us this morn
, absolutely. doctor and your other health-care professionals are always say how important exercise is for keeping your weight where it should be. people who exercise tend to be healthier for lots of reasons. some of which we understand and many of which we do not. boston, new hampshire. charles for dr. eric green from nih in bethesda. caller: hello. .hank you for your research we appreciate you and everything your staff are doing. my questions are the following. where can the general public go and have a dna test? how much is the test? what are the ethics? i will wait for your answer off- line. guest: those are some terrific questions. to recognize is we have the capability of reading out the complete genome of an individual in a day or two. ende wnant end to sequencing, it would cost several thousands of dollars. the question is should we be doing that and in which cases. so much of what my institute does and what my staff thinks about and develops and researchers is trying to create youruture to answer questions more precisely. just because we can do something, we are not ready t
. absolutely. why your doctor and other healthcare professionals are saying how important thecise is both for keeping weight where it should be but also because it is clear. are e who exercise a lot healthier for lots of reasons, ome of which we understand and many which we don't understand all the biological reasons. caller is charles for dr. eric green who is in bethesda,om nih maryland. caller: hello, dr. green, we appreciate you and everything your staff is doing. are the following: general public and have a d.n.a. test and how much the test and what are the that in terms of information. i'll wait for your answer off line. are terrific questions. the first thing to recognize we now of capability reading out the complete genome in matter of a do or two and we wanted to end to end sequences it would cost several thousand dollars. he question is, should we be doing that and in which cases should we be doing that. you so much of what my institution does and my is thinking about and develop a research agenda around the future create through research to answer your questions more precise
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